Honda Lawn Mower Pinion Gear Replacement #42661-VE2-800

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This video provides step-by-step repair instructions for replacing the pinion gear on a Honda lawn mower. The most common reason for replacing the gear is when the self-propel system will not drive one or both wheels.

All of the information for this pinion gear replacement video is applicable to the following brands:
Honda

Tools needed: 12mm socket, snap-ring pliers

Step By Step Instructions

1
Before you replace a rear wheel pinion gear on your lawn mower first make sure the engine has cooled.
2
Next, you should remove the wire and boot from the spark plug to prevent the engine from accidentally starting.
3
Now lift up the rear of the mower and support it.
4
Use a 12mm socket to unthread the bolt securing the appropriate wheel and remove the wheel.
5
Use snap ring pliers to remove the snap ring securing the pinion gear.
6
Remove the washer and note the orientation of the pinion gear then slide off the old gear.
7
Prepare the new pinion gear for installation by applying some grease.
8
Confirm that the ratchet key is in place then properly align the gear.
9
Slide on the washer and secure the assembly with the snap ring.
10
Insert the mounting bolt through the wheel and slide on the wave washer with the curved edge facing outward followed by the flat washer.
11
Position the dust cover align the wheel assembly then thread and tighten the mounting bolt to secure.
12
With the repair completed reattach the wire and boot to the spark plug and your lawn mower should be ready for use.
Description
This video provides step-by-step repair instructions for replacing the pinion gear on a Honda lawn mower. The most common reason for replacing the gear is when the self-propel system will not drive one or both wheels.

All of the information for this pinion gear replacement video is applicable to the following brands:
Honda

Tools needed: 12mm socket, snap-ring pliers
Step-By-Step Instructions
1
Before you replace a rear wheel pinion gear on your lawn mower first make sure the engine has cooled.
2
Next, you should remove the wire and boot from the spark plug to prevent the engine from accidentally starting.
3
Now lift up the rear of the mower and support it.
4
Use a 12mm socket to unthread the bolt securing the appropriate wheel and remove the wheel.
5
Use snap ring pliers to remove the snap ring securing the pinion gear.
6
Remove the washer and note the orientation of the pinion gear then slide off the old gear.
7
Prepare the new pinion gear for installation by applying some grease.
8
Confirm that the ratchet key is in place then properly align the gear.
9
Slide on the washer and secure the assembly with the snap ring.
10
Insert the mounting bolt through the wheel and slide on the wave washer with the curved edge facing outward followed by the flat washer.
11
Position the dust cover align the wheel assembly then thread and tighten the mounting bolt to secure.
12
With the repair completed reattach the wire and boot to the spark plug and your lawn mower should be ready for use.

Applicable Product Model

Parts Needed
Gear
Gear
$3.16
Total$0.00

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